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Chicken pasture gate preservation

how I painted the gate frame and the gate on a sunny day

A coat of good exterior paint should give us a few more years on this chicken pasture gate.

I got to thinking after I finished of maybe mounting a piece of scrap roofing tin to the top of the frame which might help to deflect the bulk of the rain from hitting the gate and the posts.

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